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Kramer cancels show after hospital stay

Sunday, December 2, 2012 – Jana Kramer cut short a concert Friday night in Florida due to a fever and had to be hospitalized. She also missed a show Sunday night as part of the Alan Jackson tour.

After going fishing during the day on Friday with her boyfriend, singer Brantley Gilbert, she tweeted, " My how the day has changed. I am now sick with 101 fever and getting ready for this show is a challenge."

Kramer had to cut short her set tweeting that she "had no voice! Ill make it up to y'all I promise! Thanks for helping me thru this bug!"

The singer of Why Ya Wanna then ended up in the hospital. On Satruday, Kramer tweeted, "I'm okay. I'm on morphine and lots of liquid and other stuff. #dehydration #flu #etc ! Thanks for the love!"

Kramer left the hospital this morning. Today is also Kramer's birthday.

But Kramer was unable to perform. "Terribly sorry I'm missin the show tonight in Tampa. I got out of the hospital this morning &still really sick. I will make it up to y'all."

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